Brick Court Chambers

Martin Chamberlain QC

Martin Chamberlain QC

YEAR OF CALL: 1997    YEAR OF SILK: 2013
CLERK:

"Has a lovely style, which carries enormous authority - judges want to hear what he has to say. He's the most impressive, calm and brilliant advocate."
Chambers & Partners 2019

News

23/05/19

Policy for assessing age of immigration detainees unlawful

16/05/19

Seven members of Brick Court appointed to EHRC panel of counsel

15/05/19

Supreme Court holds that Investigatory Powers Tribunal is subject to judicial review

26/02/19

Judge in Uber licence case not biased and did not fall into error

24/01/19

Settlement reached in Cyprus Emergency torture claims

16/01/19

33 members of Brick Court appear in 12 of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019

28/11/18

BT challenge to pension indexation decision dismissed

10/10/18

HMO licences may limit occupation to students

09/10/18

Double actionability applies in Cyprus Emergency assault claims

21/09/18

NHS policy of preferring a cancer drug over products licensed for the treatment of eye disease upheld by the High Court

27/06/18

Chief Magistrate grants Uber London probationary licence

07/06/18

Supreme Court rules on abortion in Northern Ireland

25/05/18

TfL may impose voice contact requirement for Uber and other private hire vehicle operators

04/05/18

Appeal to proceed on arms exports to Saudi Arabia

27/04/18

Investigatory Powers Act declared incompatible with EU law in part

06/02/18

20 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2018

24/01/18

Closed material permitted in warrant applications and associated judicial review proceedings

12/01/18

Court decides English law alone to apply to determine limitation in historical Cyprus torture claims

24/11/17

Brick Court receives 12 nominations in the Legal 500 2018 Awards

13/10/17

Court of Appeal rules gender segregation in school constitutes unlawful sex discrimination

12/07/17

Supreme Court rules gay couple entitled to pension equality

10/07/17

Court rules Saudi arms sales lawful

06/04/17

Supreme Court rules against term-time holidays

03/03/17

High Court rules in Uber judicial review

24/01/17

Supreme Court decides in landmark constitutional case that Act of Parliament is required to leave the EU

23/01/17

Brick Court scores the highest number of appearances in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases of 2017

18/01/17

Supreme Court rules on wheelchair policy for buses

17/01/17

Supreme Court unanimous that torture and rendition claims not barred by State immunity or ‘act of State’ doctrine

02/12/16

Article 50 ‘Brexit’ appeal

04/11/16

Divisional Court holds that Government cannot invoke Article 50 without Parliamentary authority

28/10/16

Martin Chamberlain QC and Daniel Piccinin are 2016 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards winners

25/10/16

Marie Demetriou QC and Martin Chamberlain QC are 2017 Legal 500 Bar Awards winners

14/10/16

Five members of Brick Court instructed in landmark Article 50 case

29/09/16

Brick Court receives nine nominations in the 2016 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

27/07/16

Supreme Court gives guidance on the duty to give reasons for detention

06/07/16

Removal of passport triggers right to disclosure of reasons

04/07/16

High Court grants permission for legal challenge to arms exports to Saudi Arabia

21/06/16

Georgia v Russian Federation II: Evidential hearing in Strasbourg

06/05/16

European Court of Justice hands down tobacco judgment

22/03/16

Court of Appeal rules on diplomatic immunity claim in dispute arising from divorce

27/01/16

Appeal Court gives guidance on ‘abuse of position or powers’

20/01/16

Brick Court scores the highest number of appearances in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases of 2016

18/01/16

New Deputy High Court Judge appointed

23/10/15

Sanctioned Iranian bank wins disclosure appeal

19/10/15

Brick Court maintains Public and Administrative Law ranking in 2015 Legal 500

16/10/15

Uber’s app is not a taximeter

07/10/15

Court of Appeal affirms legality of discriminatory pension rules

02/10/15

Eight members of Brick Court Chambers appear before the CJEU at the same hearing

24/06/15

Supreme Court upholds quality assurance scheme for advocates

22/06/15

GCHQ acted unlawfully in relation to communications of human rights groups

10/06/15

The rise and rise of Article 1 Protocol 1 in commercial public law litigation

02/04/15

Supreme Court gives important guidance on housing homeless persons outside of local authority districts

02/04/15

Court of Appeal asks the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule on the validity of the Aviation Emission Trading Scheme moratorium

04/03/15

Paul Bowen QC and Martin Chamberlain QC appointed to EHRC ‘A’ Panel

18/02/15

Challenges to Grayling criminal legal aid decision dismissed

06/02/15

Past intelligence sharing by GCHQ unlawful

15/12/14

Court of Appeal rules on scope of rights to legal aid in immigration cases

08/12/14

High Court upholds decision to close Independent Living Fund

08/12/14

Bus company not obliged to require passengers to make way for wheelchair users

05/12/14

Edward Snowden allegations do not disclose breach of human rights

13/11/14

Supreme Court rules on Article 8 and A1P1 claims

04/11/14

Administrative Court asks the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule on the validity of the Tobacco Products Directive

30/10/14

Torture and rendition claims not barred by State immunity or ‘act of State’ doctrine

29/10/14

Advice on Criminal Justice and Courts Bill briefed to Parliament

19/08/14

Brick Court Chambers nominations for the Chambers Bar Awards 2014

12/08/14

Human rights court rules in Yukos case

11/08/14

Decision to refuse £1.3 billion in renewable energy support upheld

24/07/14

Human rights court upholds rendition and torture complaint against Poland

16/07/14

Supreme Court upholds Government policy on the provision of legal support to UK citizens facing capital punishment abroad

20/01/14

Drones challenge barred by act of state doctrine

20/12/13

English court cannot examine validity of grant by European Patent Office

15/11/13

Tort claims against the UK Government must be brought in England or Scotland

06/11/13

Sanctions events

21/10/13

Brick Court at the IBA Annual Meeting

19/06/13

Supreme Court rules financial restrictions on Iranian bank unlawful

09/05/13

Court of Appeal upholds Northern Rock valuation

24/04/13

Strasbourg Court upholds UK ban on political advertising on TV and radio

22/03/13

Supreme Court holds secret hearing

28/02/13

Four New Silks for Brick Court Chambers

15/02/13

Challenge to housing benefit reforms rejected

08/02/13

Divisional Court upholds Foreign Office policy on legal support to UK nationals imprisoned abroad

21/12/12

Divisional Court refuses permission in challenge to lawfulness of the participation of UK agents in US drone strikes

18/12/12

Confidentiality rings approved in principle for PII cases

06/11/12

Commerzbank AG granted permission to appeal judgment on bankers’ bonuses

30/07/12

Court of Appeal confirms that BAA Limited is required to sell Stansted Airport

12/07/12

Addison Lee’s bus lane challenge rejected

26/04/12

Addison Lee ordered to stop encouraging minicab drivers to use London bus lanes

21/12/11

Grand Chamber rejects US and Canadian airlines’ international law challenge to EU emissions trading scheme

20/12/11

Discharge conditions cannot amount to deprivation of liberty

31/10/11

Success for members of Brick Court Chambers at the Chambers Bar Awards 2011

06/10/11

Upper Tribunal upholds nil valuation of Northern Rock

06/10/11

Opinion on international law challenge to EU emissions trading scheme

29/07/11

Funeral payment scheme not unlawfully discriminatory against prisoners

29/06/11

No right to a lawyer in school internal disciplinary hearing

03/06/11

Challenge to Renewables Obligation Order dismissed

11/02/11

Secretary of State’s decision to cancel Building Schools for the Future funding quashed

21/12/10

Legal tender criterion not discriminatory on grounds of sex

29/11/10

Government not legally required to impose export controls on sodium thiopental, but decides to do so

05/11/10

Abu Hamza wins appeal against deprivation of citizenship

03/11/10

Challenge to renewables obligation dismissed

31/03/10

Court of Appeal allows challenge to NICE decision

26/03/10

High Court upholds criticisms of Heathrow third runway decision

27/01/10

Different treatment for prisoners detained in hospital is lawful

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